Frederik Braun

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Frederik and Gerrit Braun at the general meeting of the DOSB on March 21, 2015 in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt

Frederik Braun (born December 21, 1967 in Hamburg ) is a German entrepreneur and founder of the Miniatur Wunderland .


During his commercial training, Frederik Braun took over the Voilà discotheque from Karsten Kolberg in 1990 , who opened this music gallery in 1983 in Hamburg-Eilbek . Together with his brother Gerrit Braun and his business partner Stephan Hertz , he ran Voilà for ten years. During this time he also founded the techno and trance label EDM Records with Gerrit Braun, Stephan Hertz and other partners , on which, among others, Gary D. and DJ Gollum published.

In 2001 he sold Voila and EDM Records and founded the Miniatur Wunderland together with his father Jochen W. Braun , his twin brother and Stephan Hertz. To this day he is managing director of Miniatur Wunderland GmbH.

In 2015 he and his brother Gerrit Braun got involved in the Hamburg Olympic application. Among other things, the two were responsible for the Olympic rings in Hamburg's city park (Guinness world record for the largest rings made of people) and a chain of lights with around 20,000 participants around the Alster .



  • Frederik and Gerrit Braun: Small world, big dream. The success story of the founders of the Miniatur Wunderland. Atlantik Verlag, Hamburg 2017, ISBN 978-3-455-00167-9 .

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Individual evidence

  1. Federal Cross of Merit for the founders of Miniatur Wunderland , in: Hamburger Morgenpost from March 28, 2010